The Social Sciences LIbrary has activated a trial subscription to the China National Knowledge Infrastructure,academic platform developed by the University of Tsinghua offering access to 2 English-language databases that are of great value to research:
- Academic Focus, collection of Chinese academic eJournals of various disciplines and proceedings of international conferences held in China;
- China Data Insight, database of statistical data for the study of the economic and social development of contemporary China. This is the recently improved English version of the China Statistical Yearbooks Database.
Also accessibel are: Academic Reference e CNKI Journal Translation Project.
The platform also hosts doctoral and master's theses in Chinese and a collection of about 5000 e-books. Each book can be read for free for 20 pages; those who select books and provide a review will receive an electronic version free of charge (maximum limit of 100 USD).